The first table below looks at the demand for PowerShell skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 76 84 96
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 34 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.05% 0.55% 0.071%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.43% 1.04% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 27 2 0
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
768 575 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 46.32% 52.37% 51.27%
Number of salaries quoted 536 351 571
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
PowerShell
Scotland

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Edinburgh region.

PowerShell Salary Trend in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell.

1 42 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 35 (61.40%) Finance
3 30 (52.63%) VMware
3 30 (52.63%) Windows
3 30 (52.63%) Citrix
4 29 (50.88%) SQL Server
4 29 (50.88%) XenApp
5 28 (49.12%) SharePoint
6 27 (47.37%) XenDesktop
7 26 (45.61%) ITIL
8 23 (40.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (38.60%) SQL
10 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (28.07%) C#
11 16 (28.07%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (26.32%) HTML
13 14 (24.56%) Retail
13 14 (24.56%) Hyper-V
13 14 (24.56%) SCOM
13 14 (24.56%) Security Cleared
13 14 (24.56%) Service Management
13 14 (24.56%) NetScaler
14 13 (22.81%) Telecoms
14 13 (22.81%) CCA
14 13 (22.81%) Citrix Certification
14 13 (22.81%) Fujitsu
15 12 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (21.05%) XenServer
15 12 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (49.12%) SharePoint
2 12 (21.05%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (10.53%) IIS
4 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (8.77%) MS Exchange
4 5 (8.77%) CMS
5 3 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (5.26%) Lync
6 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (21.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.56%) NetScaler
2 5 (8.77%) SMTP
2 5 (8.77%) HTTPS
2 5 (8.77%) FTP
2 5 (8.77%) HTTP
3 3 (5.26%) SSL
4 2 (3.51%) Wireshark
4 2 (3.51%) LDAP
4 2 (3.51%) DNS
4 2 (3.51%) Intranet
5 1 (1.75%) SAN
5 1 (1.75%) Firewall
5 1 (1.75%) DHCP
5 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.75%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (50.88%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 12 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (61.40%) Finance
2 14 (24.56%) Retail
3 13 (22.81%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (42.11%) Analyst
2 15 (26.32%) Server Analyst
3 12 (21.05%) DBA
4 10 (17.54%) SQL DBA
5 9 (15.79%) Citrix Engineer
5 9 (15.79%) Support Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (7.02%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Applications Support
7 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Citrix Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Support Technician
9 2 (3.51%) Graduate Software Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Graduate Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Graduate
9 2 (3.51%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.32%) HTML
2 9 (15.79%) XML
3 3 (5.26%) WCF
4 2 (3.51%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.75%) COM
5 1 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) CLARiiON
2 7 (12.28%) Clustering
3 2 (3.51%) CMDB
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (52.63%) Windows
2 23 (40.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.02%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.26%) AIX
6 3 (5.26%) Linux
6 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (45.61%) ITIL
2 14 (24.56%) Service Management
3 12 (21.05%) Information Security
4 6 (10.53%) Capacity Management
5 5 (8.77%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
5 5 (8.77%) Fault Management
6 3 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.26%) CRM
6 3 (5.26%) Scrum
6 3 (5.26%) Performance Management
6 3 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.26%) Resource Management
6 3 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.51%) Migration
8 1 (1.75%) High Availability
8 1 (1.75%) Change Control
8 1 (1.75%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.75%) Security Management
8 1 (1.75%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (38.60%) SQL
2 16 (28.07%) C#
3 9 (15.79%) Perl
4 6 (10.53%) VB
5 5 (8.77%) VBScript
6 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) Security Cleared
2 13 (22.81%) CCA
2 13 (22.81%) Citrix Certification
3 12 (21.05%) CCAA
4 6 (10.53%) MCP
5 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.51%) MCSE
6 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.75%) MCSA
7 1 (1.75%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (50.88%) XenApp
2 27 (47.37%) XenDesktop
3 16 (28.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (24.56%) Hyper-V
5 12 (21.05%) XenServer
6 10 (17.54%) vSphere
7 9 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
9 3 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (3.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (3.51%) VMware ESX
11 1 (1.75%) vCloud
11 1 (1.75%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 14 (24.56%) SCOM
2 12 (21.05%) XenMobile
3 3 (5.26%) SCCM
3 3 (5.26%) WSUS
4 2 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.75%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 42 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 30 (52.63%) VMware
2 30 (52.63%) Citrix
3 13 (22.81%) Fujitsu
4 11 (19.30%) Symantec
5 10 (17.54%) EMC
6 9 (15.79%) NetApp
7 5 (8.77%) AppSense
8 3 (5.26%) ServiceNow
8 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.75%) Nimsoft
9 1 (1.75%) Spiceworks
9 1 (1.75%) CA
9 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds